Sustainable Engineering and Powering the Future of Data Centers

June 18, 2024

Sustainability is a hot topic in the data center industry as operators look to reduce emissions while meeting customers’ ever-increasing demand for power. Can data centers develop and implement renewable energy solutions that will lower emissions and still provide the reliability customers expect?

In this episode of the Data Center Frontier Show podcast, Matt Vincent, Editor-in-Chief of Data Center Frontier, talks to Toyebi Adedipe, Sales Manager-Engineered Solutions, Data Centers for Kohler, Ben Rapp - Manager, Business Development for Kohler, and Alex Marshall, Group Business Development and Marketing Director for Clarke Energy about the intersection of engineering and renewable energy sources. Specifically, they discuss innovations and technologies that are currently being used and impacting the future of data centers, as well as the design, construction and maintenance of renewable backup power solutions. 

Listen to this 30-minute podcast to learn more about:

  • The importance of electrical infrastructure design in data centers, especially concerning reliability and scalability.
  • How to approach the integration of renewable energy sources into the electrical systems of data centers, considering both technical challenges and environmental benefits.
  • Key considerations when implementing power distribution and backup systems in a large-scale data center to ensure uninterrupted operation.
  • Emerging innovations and technologies that can help reduce power consumption and optimize energy use.

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